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Thursday, June 21, 2018

African Proverbs for Students


African Proverbs for Students

African Proverbs for Students

Students and kids learn from African proverbs and meanings to smooth out the rough patches in school life. Through the proverbs of Africa quotes from African elders Africa provides the world wisdom.


Six African inspirational proverb quotes for students and kids.


Never give up: The tree does not fall at the first stroke.

Diligence: For the last-comer the bones.

Fearlessness: Not every dog that barks bites.

Friendship: The mouth is responsible for discord among people.

Ask for help: A good swimmer is not safe from drowning.

Inner beauty: A fine cage will not feed the bird.


Six African inspirational proverb quotes for students and kids

More African inspirational proverb quotes for everyone


You will then learn your measure, when you spend a night with yourself.


Look at a person’s deeds, not whether they are tall or short.


One can be kept well by a hundred, not a hundred by one.


Who dies inside has lost.


The load that the mule will not carry, you yourself should not carry.


Keep your head up African inspirational proverb quotes
Keep your head up African inspirational proverb quotes 


Although there are many roads, there is only one that is the straightest.


The thorn which is sharp is so from its youth.


A person’s values are not nullified by passing storms.


Who today is humiliated easily, tomorrow will be lost.


Fear and shame are father and son.


Until one dies, others will not be satisfied.


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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

African Folklore Short Story of Rice

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African Folklore Short Story of Rice

African Folklore Short Story of Rice



Mystifying legend of rice African folklore is a short story with a moral lesson of be happy with what you have. Why One Grain of Rice No Longer Feeds the Village is one of many short African folklore stories from Sierra Leone Africa.


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Why One Grain of Rice No Longer Feeds the Village

Once one grain of rice covered well with water and cooked afforded a good meal for several persons. At that time the Supreme God, the ruler of all, had a wife from the people.


One day her numerous relations come to visit her. She decides that one grain in the pot will not suffice for so many, therefore she puts in plenty rice.


The Supreme God sees the pot boiling, and becomes very angry and says, “One grain would have sufficed to feed all the people but since you have broken my law, hereafter, to get enough to eat, everybody must put plenty rice in the pot."




Did you know?

African rice has been cultivated in Africa for over 3,500 years. Rice is consumed in large quantities and is part of a traditional diet in Sierra Leone.



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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Simple Couscous with Honey Recipe

Couscous is pasta, not rice. Couscous recipes are eaten throughout North Africa. The best way how to cook couscous is simple with honey and a few spices. When honey and couscous combine the benefit result is a tasty delightful dish of perfect North African couscous origin.



Simple Couscous with Honey Recipe
Simple Couscous with Honey Recipe


Couscous with Honey Recipe


Ingredients
2 cups low fat milk
2 tablespoons honey
3 teaspoons cinnamon
2 cups dry couscous


Directions
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the milk, honey and cinnamon. As soon as it comes to a boil, stir in the couscous. Turn off the heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Serve warm.



Did you know?

Honey is the only food source produced by an insect that humans eat.

Honey is the only food source produced by an insect that humans eat.


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